CNN.com Sees Record Highs for Video Streams in Aftermath of Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
via press notes:
CNN.com video and mobile traffic during the tragedy of the aftermath of the Japan earthquake on Friday. CNN.com Unique Users were highest on record outside of election.
Friday’s 60mm global video starts were 5 times higher than the previous record of 12mm the day after Obama’s election 11/5/08. (Based on history from mid-2007 forward.)
CNN.com Global: 60,058,989 Video Starts (Highest on record for CNN.com Global)
Below are top five video days in video starts for CNN.com. (Historical record goes back to 2007.)
|Rank||CNN.com||Event||Domestic Video Starts||International Video Starts||Global Video Starts|
|2||5-Nov-08||Day after Obama Election||8,815,275||3,229,968||12,045,243|
|3||13-Oct-10||Chilean Miners Rescue||8,752,074||2,763,001||11,515,075|
|4||27-Feb-10||Hawaii Tsunami Warning||9,548,918||661,160||10,210,078|
|Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst|
Friday’s 20mm domestic daily uniques ranks 3rd for all days on record (since mid-2007), behind Obama election day 11/4/08 (26.6mm) and the day after the election 11/5/08 (20.8mm).